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Vancouver - US Tax - Senior Tax Staff

Location:  Vancouver
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 15, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  1137621

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


In EY Tax, you’ll have the opportunity to help the world’s leading multinational organizations meet complex tax obligations around the world. You’ll get a unique glimpse deep inside a company’s business and become a trusted advisor, working collaboratively on a team that influences major business decisions in diverse industries. 


The opportunity

As a Tax Manager you will be a part of U.S. Tax Practice.  We help our clients identify and solve complex U.S. and international tax issues and assist them in pursuing a successfully aligning all of the different areas of taxation into a benefit-driven strategy. You will be offered excellent opportunities for learning and career advancement.

Your key responsibilities


Senior Tax Staff in our U.S. Tax practice participate in multiple and challenging tax engagements as part of a team delivering high quality compliance services and innovative tax planning ideas for our clients.


Skills and attributes for success

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of U.S. tax concepts as it relates to U.S. Corporate Federal and state income tax compliance and U.S. income tax provision review / U.S. income tax provision preparation
  • Preparation and review of U.S. corporate and partnership tax returns for multinational clients and U.S. income tax provisions for both public and private companies.
  • Conduct federal and state tax research, thoroughly analyze U.S. cross-border tax issues and draft technical memos related to specific client matters
  • Develop and deliver innovative tax planning ideas with timely and responsive services and work product that meets or exceeds client expectations.
  • Analyze the client's tax situation effectively to arrive at appropriate conclusions with practical and creative solutions.
  • Develop tax recommendations and implementation plans.
  • Make informed decisions in complex and judgmental areas.
  • Establish and maintain long-term working relationships with clients.
  • Pursue and share knowledge to develop professionally and enhance service delivery.
  • Identify and sell opportunities for tax planning and other special services.
  • Leverage technology to continually maximize productivity.
  • Participate in national initiatives.
  • Communicate effectively, encourage open communication and effectively supervise team members.
  • Participate in recruiting efforts when necessary.
  • Contribute to a flexible, stable, and team-oriented working culture that fosters personal professional development.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • An undergraduate degree in a related field and a minimum of 3 years of experience in US Tax
  • Completion of US CPA or US Enrolled Agent or other related experience or certification relevant to this area of specialization
  • A commitment to learning in a tax technology environment
  • Strong project management, analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines
  • Process oriented with excellent documentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, professional services environment
  • A high level of motivation and drive along with maturity and a proactive, team-based approach
  • What we look for
  • We’re interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development. We’re looking for people with a genuine passion for tax, and the future of tax, and are inspired to help the world’s leading multinational organizations meet complex tax obligations around the world.


What we offer


At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future.  Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

Diversity and Inclusion at EY
Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.


EY Way of Work and your health and safety


EY Way of Work recognizes flexibility in the way we collaborate, innovate and deliver with the ability to work in-person and remotely.  To support a healthy and safe in-person working environment, EY has implemented various layers of health and safety controls while working in the office or at client or other locations.  A critical component of EY’s workplace safety program includes our COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an accommodation based on a reason protected by human rights legislation is provided.  


EY | Building a better working world 


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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